Why Bad Things Happen to Good People: Three Unpopular Reasons

In our “self-esteem-motivated” culture, this is very unpopular to say, but there really are no “good” people. So when bad things happen to us, it’s often at the hands of others. This is a hard truth, but if we take a brutally-honest look at humanity, historically we’ve fallen short of goodness in countless ways. For […]

By |January 24th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

A Harrowing Mountain Climb – (part 3 final)

PART 3 – Climb for a Cause: the final quest

The porters got Drew down to safety two-hours before Karen, and he managed to stay awake the whole bumpy ride. When she finally got to the bottom, she looked for Drew—there he was looking great, eating and drinking. He was fine and no need to […]

By |December 29th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Climb for a Cause: A Harrowing Mountain Hike for God

(Part One— This is part of a new series called “Thinking Divinely in Action”—people who live with their minds focused on God’s purposes. This series will feature stories of real people doing amazing things for the Kingdom of God on earth.) 
Climb for a Cause
In most challenges in life, it’s not all about getting to […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Bumper-sticker Theology

In many ways, this is exactly what apologists, teachers or pastors are up against in today’s culture—bumper-sticker theology. It seems everyone wants a quick fix to their problems, like slapping a bumper sticker on their car. “Give me a short quote that will answer my questions!” people demand. To perhaps “demand” them to dig a little […]

By |November 28th, 2014|blog|4 Comments

10 Global Crises: could this really be the End Times?

I’ve been one of those Christians who have hesitated to jump on the “End Times Bandwagon” until recently. I got convicted by God to be like the people of Issachar who, “understood the times and knew what the people of God should do” (1 Chronicles 12:32).

This recent report is what tipped the scales of […]

By |October 1st, 2014|blog|1 Comment